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Paediatric Intensive Care (PICU)

Address: 

Ward B3N, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN

Contact:

029 2074622

University Contact: 

Clinical Teacher:

Dawn Casey

Remit: 

  • Regional Paediatric Intensive Care Service for South & West Wales Providing Retrieval & Critical Care for up to 9 children / infants.  
  • Multi-specialty and tertiary services admitted to PIC [only exceptions are burns and cardiac surgery which are managed in Swansea and Bristol respectively].

Clients: 

0-16 years requiring level 3 care

Key Learning Opportunities: 

  • Recognition and management of the critically ill child.
  • Advanced airway management
  • Complex fluid management
  • Pain management
  • Step down care to high dependency
  • Management of the child in multi organ failure
  • Care of the dying child & their family

Shifts:

  • 0730 - 2000
  • 1930 - 0800

Dress Code: 

Uniform

Last Updated:

March 2009